Our Staff

Francella, Station Manager
Francella Fiallos (she/her)
Station Manager
Originally from Ottawa by way of Halifax, Francella's love of campus radio began at Carleton University where she completed her Bachelor of Journalism. Later, she worked for the National Campus and Community Radio Association and the CBC Parliamentary Bureau before moving to Halifax. She was the programming and development director at CKDU-FM, Dalhousie University's campus radio station. She currently sits on the board of directors for Debaser, a DIY arts organization based in Ottawa. In this photo, Francella is holding a copy of Moondog Matinee by The Band. Please talk to her about The Band.
Lou, Program Director
Lou Raskin (he/him)
Program Director
Born, raised, and educated in Montreal, Lou has found a second home at CJLO since he began his bachelor’s in Communications at Concordia University. Since then, he has produced several podcasts, completed a master’s degree in Media Studies, and continues to serve as a board member for the performance/conservation non-profit MusiqueNature. Across all his experiences, it’s the joy of listening that has kept Lou happy. Especially if he’s listening to Big Thief.
Volunteer Coordinator
Dan Yang
Volunteer Coordinator
Originally from China, Dan Yang moved to Montreal since 2016 and has been exploring art and music here. Graduated from Specialization Film Studies at Concordia in 2021, Dan continued her study in Studio Arts to become a multidisciplinary artist. She is passionate about films, music and any kind of art. For her, watching and discovering films at local theatres and film festivals has always been one of the most exciting things to do. Dan joined CJLO this August as a volunteer and now works our volunteer coordinator for the fall semester of 2021. She is also a fan of metal, post-punk, experimental music.
Volunteer Coordinator
Tharushi Rathnayaka
Volunteer Coordinator for International Students and Third Language Programming
Tharushi Rathnayaka is an international student born and raised in Dubai who travelled all the way to the other side of the world to pursue her Bachelor's in Aerospace Engineering at Concordia University in Montreal. She regularly volunteered back home and is part of several non-profit volunteer-run organizations at Concordia University. As a volunteer coordinator for international students at CJLO, she hopes to continue her volunteering activities and help volunteers and International students feel more integrated on campus.
Head Music Director Director
Calvin Cashen
Interim Head Music Director
Hailing from a small town in Dallas, Texas, Calvin made his way to Montreal in 2015 to study Journalism and Communications at Concordia. He hosts The Waiting Room alongside his good friend Erin and is currently working as CJLO’s Interim Head Music Director. A recent graduate, Calvin hopes to use his musical expertise to elevate the presence of community radio and the underground artists that comprise it. Aside from his zealous passion for all things music, Calvin enjoys watching trashy TV shows, playing video games and complaining about the trials of daily life.
Amrew, Hip Hop Music Director
Amrew Weekes
Hip Hop Music Director
Also known as Lady Oracle, Amrew is one half of The Limelight, the longest running hip hop show on CJLO. Also a full time DJ which she credits to being at CJLO (she learned to DJ on the turntables at the station and made connections with artists / promoters in the city thanks to her show). Aside from DJing, she like cooking, being in nature, and chilling with good friends and family.
Kelly, World Music Director
Kelly Belfo
World Music Director
World Music Director since 2003, Kelly Belfo helped build the world music department from the ground up. From CJLO's world music library now overflowing with great music from Montreal and abroad to a stellar Saturday line-up of music from the Caribbean and around the world, it is no wonder that CJLO is highly recognized in the world music scene. CJLO world music department also work closely with Festival International Nuits D'Afrique, Mundial Montreal, and Montreal International Reggae Festival.
Andrew, Metal Music Director
Andrew Wieler
Metal Music Director
Andrew, host of Grade A Explosives, oversees the metal section of the station. He enjoys sleeping and usually doesn't want to talk to anyone. Don't be fooled though, he can also chat your ear off about metal, indie rock, robot uprisings, or industrial music.
Fiona, Magazine Editor
Fiona Harrison-Roberts
Magazine Editor
After graduating from high school in 2016, Fiona made her way to Montreal to pursue her undergraduate studies. As a Journalism major, Fiona re-discovered her love for radio and writing. Now she co-hosts a movie review show called Moonstruck.
Hunter, Associate Content Editor
Hunter Walwaski
Associate Content Editor
British Columbia-born, but longtime Montrealer, Hunter is fuelled by a perpetual hunger for all things loud, fast, and thrashin', and likes to live at that same pace. He co-hosts The Iron Club, owns more black band t-shirts than the best of 'em, and lives for the Halloween season. If you happen to catch this basement-dweller outside in the sun, feel free to pick his brain about cult 80s speed metal bands. He is currently studying Journalism at Concordia University.
Jennifer, Associate Content Editor
Jennifer Zipper (they/them)
Associate Content Editor
A recent graduate of Concordia University’s Communication Studies program, Jen was first drawn to CJLO as a volunteer due to the closeness of the community and the chance to discover local artists. Outside of campus radio work, you can find them binge-watching full seasons of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, watching musical theatre productions, cooking, and buying way too many scented candles.
 
Production Director
 
Remi, Equipment Manager
Remi Caron (he/him)
Equipment Manager
Remi Caron has been with CJLO for close to three years hosting At The Movies (With Iconic Sounds), a show that is part movie talk and part playing some of the iconic soundtracks or scores to cinema. In addition he has been CJLO's Equipment Manager for two years. His two favourite directors of all time would be Martin Scorsese and Stanley Kubrick. You can also find Remi in the CJLO vault organizing the various genre sections, which he claims is a Zen experience. His philosophy on life is that you never start off the morning without a good coffee. Also he is open to having discussions about the latest releases in theatres.
News Director
 
News Director
 
Angelica, Art Director
Angelica Calcagnile
Art Director
Whether a cheaply photocopied black & white flyer, or a large fancy poster printed with the finest metallic inks, Angelica believes everything deserves to to be beautiful, and she's been using her professional experience in graphic design, marketing and production to provide the bulk of CJLO's branding and design work since 2001. She also hosts BVST, billed the best (and worst) of rock'n'roll, country, punk and metal, which is the longest continually running show on CJLO.
Erika, RPM Music Director
Erika Morris (she/they)
RPM Music Director
A dedicated raver who never grew out of their emo phase, Erika's love of music led them to Montreal's underground scene. Through their degree in journalism and time at The Link, Erika fell in love with independent media and is dedicated to keeping it alive. In quarantine you can find them having solo dance parties in their bedroom or snooping around for their investigative work.